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Vermont Railroads Collection

Contains items related to Vermont’s railroads and their history from Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives' collections of rare books, historical photos, and ephemera.



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Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Rutland Railroad steam locomotive 232 is belching smoke and steam in front of the railroad station at St. Alban's, Vermont, as two men stand on the adjacent sidewalk. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Saint Albans, Postcards
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Mailed to Mrs. Alma Notemyer in Jeffersonville, Vermont. Postmarked Oct. 4, 1908. Railroad station in St. Albans, Vermont, with two steam locomotives and a passenger car in front This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Saint Albans, Postcards
Vermont Railroads Collection
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18 pages. Pamphlet. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Rutland Railroad, Railroads, Rutland Railroad
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Train wreck, with "#707" on engine, and "Canadian National; C.N. 403632" on car, Jonesville, Vermont. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Jonesville, Postcards
Vermont Railroads Collection
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Rutland Railroad caboose 36, "Route of the Whippet" at Caboose Corner in Bellows Falls, Vermont.
Topics: Cabooses (Railroads), Rutland Railroad Company
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Canadian National Railway Station in Island Pond, Vermont, with commercial buildings in background This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Island Pond, Postcards
Vermont Railroads Collection
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Railroad tracks and ties over washed out bridge in Northfield, Vermont, during flood of November 3, 1927
Topics: Northfield (Vt.), Flood, 1927, Railroad bridges, Vermont, Northfield
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Rutland Railroad steam locomotive 45 with tender with a boxcar and combination car at the Alburg railroad station. There is a baggage cart on the platform and a Central Vermont car on tracks on the other side of the station. The train is west bound and will soon be on the trestle to Rouses Point, New York. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont, Postcards
Train wreck at Williams River on March 14, 1920 near Bellows Falls, Vermont. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Bellows Falls, Postcards
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Railroad station in Newport, Vermont, with locomotive and cars on left and baggage and freight cars on right and a paddlewheel steamboat in the center background This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Newport (Vt.), Postcards
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Submerged railroad tracks in 1909 near the crossing that goes to Haverhill, New Hampshire from Newbury, Vermont. Several people are standing on a handcar on the tracks. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
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Topics: Railroads, Natural disaster effects, Postcards
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Railroad tracks and cut stone tunnel and wooden pedestrian stairs to road in Newbury, Vermont This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroads, Newbury, Postcards
57 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives.
Topics: Vermont Central Railroad, Railroads, Annual reports
38 pages. Includes map. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College
Topics: Railroads, Lebanon Springs Railroad, Middlebury (Vt.)
Vermont Railroads Collection
by Rutland Railway Corporation
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10 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Rutland Railroad, Annual reports
21 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Rutland Railroad, Annual reports
131 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Railroad commission, Annual reports
Vermont Railroads Collection
by Vermont. Railroad commissioner.
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61 pages.  Annual report of the railroad commissioner to the General Assembly of the State of Vermont, 1869. This is a digitized version of the original printed item in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College Library.
Topics: Railroads, Vermont Central Railroad, Vermont and Canada Railroad, Atlantic & St. Lawrence...
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Title supplied by cataloger Derailed passenger cars partly submerged in the Winooski River at West Berlin, near Montpelier, Vermont. Accident caused by the Flood of 1927. Heavy duty railroad crane and locomotive with railroad cars are in the background. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, West Berlin, Postcards
Vermont Railroads Collection
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Rutland Railroad steam locomotive 43
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont, Rutland Railroad Company
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
25 pages.
Topics: Central Vermont Railroad, Railroads
Street view of Grand Trunk Railroad station, Island Pond, Vermont. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Island Pond, Postcards
Title supplied by cataloger Damaged railroad station and tracks at Proctor, Vermont, after flood of Nov. 4, 1927 This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Proctor (Vt.), Flood, 1927, Postcards
Title supplied by cataloger Train wreck in Bolton on March 11, 1924. The Boston and Maine Express derailed due to a broken rail at 4:40 am. The engineer was Harry Palmer and the locomotive was #232. There were 3 fatalities including a 3 month old infant and there were about 60 injuries. The river in the background is the Winooski This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Postcards
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Vermont Railway locomotive 301 on turntable at Burlington yard with onlookers.
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont, Burlington, Turntables (Railroads), Vermont, Burlington
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson
56 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Vermont judiciary, Law
Forty second annual report of the directors of the Rutland Railroad Company to the stockholders, for 1908, with details of the expenses, statistics, etc.  Includes a map of electric railway interests of the Mohawk Valley. This is a digital version of the original printed edition in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Rutland Railroad, Railroads
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Title supplied by cataloger Train wreck on October 8, 1910 near Northfield, Vermont, showing Central Vermont locomotive and a Boston & Maine freight car #772 This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Northfield, Postcards
Title supplied by cataloger Train wreck in Bolton on March 11, 1924. Boston and Maine Express derailed due to a broken rail at 4:40 am. Engineer was Harry Palmer. Locomotive was #232. Three fatalities including a 3 month-old infant. Approximately 60 injuries. The river in the foreground is the Winooski. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Postcards
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Exterior view of the Woodbury Granite Co. buildings in Bethel, Vermont, with railroad tracks in the foreground and wooded hills in the background. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Bethel (Vt.), Buildings, structures, etc., Postcards
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Title supplied by cataloger A train carrying gravel collided with a train carrying gasoline, near West Dover, Vermont, November 8, 1926. One locomotive is resting on top of a tank car. Wreckage of other railroad cars is visible. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, West Dover, Postcards
Vermont Railroads Collection
by Hans Raum
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Railroad station in Chester, Vermont with signal posts in the foreground.
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Chester
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
48 pages. "A descriptive guidebook to the railway route between Boston and Burlington, via Lowell and Concord; to which are added the routes to Wells River and Lake Winnipiseogee and a guide to the White Mountains with accurate maps of the country through which the Boston and Lowell, Nashua and Lowell, Concord, Northern, Vermont Central, Connecticut and Passumpsic Rivers, and Boston, Concord and Montreal railways are constructed, showing the entire route of each road."
Topics: Railroads, Maps, Guidebooks
Vermont Railroads Collection
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15 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Connecticut & Passumpic Rivers Railroad
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Grand Trunk Rail yard, with cars and station houses visible, and Island Pond beyond, Island Pond, Vermont. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Island Pond, Postcards
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Train wreckage on hill in Bellows Falls, Vermont. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Bellows Falls, Postcards
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Postmarked Richmond, Feb. 1908 (?) and addressed to Miss M. L. Farrand, Essex, Vermont. The message says, "It snows here. The roads are bad up this way. When any of you come up bring Aunt some soda mint tablets." Railroad station in Richmond, Vermont, with Central Vermont caboose #56 on the tracks with a freight car and a Richmond sign on the end of the station. A bandstand is in the small park in the foreground with four park benches nearby and a fence next to the sidewalk. This is a...
Topics: Railroad stations, Richmond, Postcards
Vermont Railroads Collection
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Northern Vermont Railroad locomotive 50 pulling two Bangor & Arostook Railroad passenger cars and additional passenger cars during a 470 trip in Newport, Vermont in September 1997.
Topics: Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Company, Locomotives, Vermont
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson
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Rutland Railroad train wreck outside of Bennington, Vermont, on September 7, 1912. Both engines were wrecked and two passenger were killed.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Bennington
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Vermont Railroads Collection
by Rutland Railway Corporation
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13 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Rutland Railroad, Annual reports
56 pages. Typed copy of Rev. Benjamin Wooster's handwritten personal memiors. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Autobiography, Memiors, Railroads
Vermont Railroads Collection
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9 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Rutland Railroad, Central Vermont Railroad, Railroads
Central Vermont Railway station in Sharon, Vermont, with the White River and hills in the background. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Sharon, Postcards
49 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Railroad commission, Annual reports
69 pages. Includes maps of Vermont. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Railroad commission, Annual reports
62 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Rutland Railroad, Annual reports
59 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Railroad commission, Annual reports
Vermont Railroads Collection
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4 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives.
Topics: Woodstock Railroad, Annual reports, Railroads
307 pages. Includes map of Vermont. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Railroad commission, Annual reports
View of tilted railroad cars and other damage from the flood of November 5, 1927 in Montpelier, Vermont This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Floods, Montpelier (Vt.), Postcards
Train wreck at Williams River on March 14, 1920 near Bellows Falls, Vermont.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Bellows Falls
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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11 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College
Topic: Railroads
22 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Annual reports, Rutland & Burlington Railroad
15 Pages. This is a digitized version of the original book at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives.
Topics: Vermont Central Railroad, Railroads, Corruption
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Toppled railroad car and flooding at the railroad bridge in Newport, Vermont This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad bridges, Vermont, Postcards
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Railroad station, with Rutland Railroad train visible, with railroad bridge, and other bridge at right, Bennington, Vermont This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Bennington (Vt.), Postcards
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Two workmen are walking through a yard of thousands of cut marble slabs, with buildings in the background. One building has large letters "Monumental Apartment" and there are several flatbed and boxcar railroad cars. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Vermont Marble Company, Marble industry and trade, Postcards
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Montpelier and Barre Railroad locomotive 19 at Morrisville, Vermont, shops
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont, Barre and Montpelier Railroad
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson
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Submerged railroad tracks in 1909 near the crossing that goes to Haverhill, New Hampshire from Newbury, Vermont. Several people are standing on a handcar on the tracks.
Topics: Railroads, Natural disaster effects, Vermont, Floods, Vermont, Railroad tracks
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Vermont Railroads Collection
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26 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College
Topics: Railroads, Vermont Central Railroad, Middlebury (Vt.)
Rutland Railroad locomotive 405 on bridge in East Wallingford.
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont, East Wallingford, Railroad bridges, Vermont, East Wallingford
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson
Right of way culvert in wrecking yard at Bee Hive of the Corkscrew Division of the Rutland Railroad, running from Bennington, Vermont, to Chatham, New York.
Topics: Rutland Railroad Company, Railroads, New York
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson
18 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Rutland & Burlington Railroad, Railroads
Vermont Railroads Collection
by Rutland and Washington Railroad Co.
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8 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Rutland & Washington Railroad, Charters
Vermont Railroads Collection
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16 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives.
Topics: Vermont Central Railroad, Railroads, Annual reports
15 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Rutland Railroad, Annual reports
132 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Vermont, Annual reports
24 pages.
Topics: Central Vermont Railroad, Railroads
Vermont Railroads Collection
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18 pages. Annual report of the Rutland and Burlington Rail Road Company submitted to the stockholders, June 18, 1861, with details of the expenses, statistics, etc. This is a digital version of the original printed edition in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Rutland & Burlington Railroad
88 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Rutland & Burlington Railroad, Railroad law, Railroads
20 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Rutland (Vt.), Railroads
14 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Rutland & Burlington Railroad, Annual reports
Vermont Railroads Collection
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Railroad station in Proctor, Vermont, with large American flag flying outside and railroad cars on the tracks in the background.
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Proctor
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
12 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College
Topics: Rutland & Burlington Railroad, Railroads, Railroads
53 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Railroad commission, Annual reports